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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


How to Adjust a Mechanical Thermostat

Fine-tuning tips for better furnace performance.


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Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heaters can boost home warmth, but they can cause fires if you aren't careful. Here are 10 space heater...

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Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Keep a cool head with these tips for selecting and buying ceiling fans.


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5 Most Common Heating Problems

Don't be left out in the cold. Learn more about common heating problems, what causes them, and some solutions here.

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10 Things You Should Know When Using Electric Space Heaters

When the temperature drops, a portable space heater can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home. One...


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Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips

Clean lint from the dryer exhaust duct quickly and easily


How to Double the Life of Your Furnace

Follow these tips and you can actually keep your furnace going for twice as long!


Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Winter

When it's cold enough to fire up the furnace, it's a bad time to realize it's not working. Before the...

Thermostat Not Working?

Here are some tips to try to get the right temperature


Save Money with a High-Tech Thermostat

Use a two-stage thermostat with a two-stage furnace to save on your heating bill


Do Your Own Furnace Maintenance This Winter

Here are 8 things to check before you call a pro to repair your furnace, plus some tips for warming...